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Biologics tied to greater reduction in pediatric psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Biologics seem to be associated with greater reduction in psoriasis severity scores and higher drug survival rates than methotrexate in pediatric patients treated in a real-world setting, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Dermatology. Inge M.G.J. Bronckers, M.D., from Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands, and colleagues …

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Prenatal tobacco exposure may raise risk for pediatric psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Prenatal tobacco exposure is associated with an increased risk for pediatric psoriasis, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Jonathan Groot, M.Sc.P.H., from Herlev and Gentofte Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues collected data at approximately gestational week 12 and …

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Prehospital epinephrine aids out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrests

Prehospital administration of epinephrine may aid pediatric patients following out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs), according to a study published in the Jan. 21 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Tasuku Matsuyama, M.D., Ph.D., from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Japan, and colleagues assessed the effect …

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Experts call for pediatric consideration in EMS planning

Ill and injured children and their families have unique needs that should be considered in emergency medical services (EMS) protocols and operations, according to a new joint policy statement published in the January issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) EMS Committee jointly …

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Getting to the heart of epinephrine use in pediatric cardiac arrest patients

Outcomes of prehospital epinephrine administration for pediatric patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: time-dependent propensity score-sequential matching analysis. Credit: Osaka University An international team of researchers led by Osaka University find that prehospital administration of epinephrine could result in a more favorable outcome for pediatric patients following out of hospital cardiac …

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Addressing the emotional toll of pediatric chronic conditions

Dr. Boat, Cincinnati Children’s, is a co-author of today’s report in Pediatrics. Credit: Cincinnati Children’s Be it autism, sickle cell or other life-disrupting health conditions, being the parent of a child with a chronic condition takes a psychological toll. For too many families, however, emotional and behavioral health support has …

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Burnout rates exceed 50 percent for pediatric residents

(HealthDay)—Most pediatric residents surveyed at programs in 2016, 2017, and 2018 reported burnout, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in Pediatrics. Kathi J. Kemper, M.D., M.P.H., from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues surveyed pediatric residents at 34, 43, and 49 programs in 2016, 2017, and …

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